Jamie Dornan is an Irish actor and model. He is well-known for his work as Paul Spector in the crime drama television series, ‘The Fall’. The audience loves him for his ability to perform insane characters amazingly well. Moreover, he has also played the role of Christian Grey in three installments of the ‘Fifty Shades’ movie franchise. Please stick with us as we discuss the famous Irish actor.


Who is Jamie Dornan?

Jamie Dornan was born on 1 May 1982 in Holywood, County Down, Northern Ireland. His mother’s name is Lorna Dornan and his father’s name is Jim Dornan. He has not mentioned anything about his mother’s profession. But we do know that his father was a gynecologist and also an obstetrician. Unfortunately, he has lost both of his parents. His mother passed away when he was only 16 years old due to pancreatic cancer. His father passed away recently on 15 March 2021 due to his battle against Coronavirus. 

Jamie grew up alongside two elder sisters. Their names are Liesa Dornan and Jessica Dornan. Liesa works for Disney London whereas Jessica is a fashion designer. Besides this, he is currently 39 years old with the zodiac sign of Taurus.

Jamie Dornan
Jamie Dornan Image Source the Irish Times


Jamie Dornan holds an Irish nationality and he belongs to Caucasian ethnicity. Moreover, he descends from Northern Irish ancestry. In addition to this, he is an Atheist and does not believe in any religion. He stated that he feels just Irish and not Catholic nor Protestant. However, both sides of his ancestry were Methodists.

Quick Info
Full NameJamie Dornan
Date of Birth1 May 1982
Place of BirthHolywood, County Down, Northern Ireland
Age39 years old
Zodiac SignTaurus
OccupationActor, Model
Mother's NameLorna Dornan
Father's NameJim Dornan
SiblingsLiesa Dornan (sister)
Jessica Dornan (sister)
AncestryNorther Irish
Height5 feet 10 inches
Body FigureSlim
Eyes ColorBlue
Hair ColorLight Brown
EducationMethodist College Belfast
Teesside University
WifeKeira Knightly (separated)
Amelia Warner (2013-present)
ChildrenDulcie Dornan
Elva Dornan
Alberta Dornan
Net Worth$14 million-$15 million (estimated)
Social MediaInstagram

Physical Stats

Jamie Dornan stands at the height of 5 feet and 10 inches (1.78m/178cm) tall and he weighs around 77kg (170lbs). He has a slim body figure but he has not mentioned his exact body measurements. In addition to this, he has a pair of blue eyes color with light brown hair color.

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Jamie Dornan studied at the Methodist College Belfast. During his school days, he actively participated in rugby and school plays. He developed an interest in acting from a very young age. For further studies, he studied at the Teesside University. But he did not complete his studies as he dropped out of college. He moved to London in the year 2002 and started training as an actor.

Jamie Dornan
Jamie Dornan Image Source Marie Claire

Professional Career

Jamie Dornan gave his debut performance in the entertainment industry in the year 2006. He played the role of Axel von Fersen in the historical drama movie, ‘Marie Antoinette’. The breakthrough moment of his career came in 2013 when he played the role of Paul Spector. He portrayed the role for 17 episodes of the crime drama television series, ‘The Fall’. Another one of his most remarkable roles came when he portrayed the recurring role of Christian Grey. He appeared with this role in three installments of the ‘Fifty Shades’ franchise. The names of these movies are ‘Fifty Shades of Grey (2015), ‘Fifty Shades Darker’ (2017), and ‘Fifty Shades Freed’ (2018).

In addition to his acting career, he is also a model. He has worked with numerous fashion lines like Abercrombie & Fitch, Hugo Boss, Armani, Dior Homme, and Calvin Klein.



Jamie Dornan is the recipient of numerous awards and honors. He has won two Irish Film and Television Awards, one IMDb Award, and one Broadcasting Press Guild Award for his work in ‘The Fall’. Likewise, he has won one People’s Choice Award and two Golden Raspberry Awards for his work in ‘Fifty Shades Freed’ and ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ respectively. In addition to this, he has also won a GQ Men of the Year Award and one Models.com Award for himself.

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Personal Life

Jamie Dornan was previously married to his ex-wife and her name is Keira Knightley. She is a British actress by profession. They met during a photoshoot of the retailer company Asprey International Limited. Unfortunately, their relationship did not last long and it ended in 2005. As of now, he is currently married to his wife and her name is Amelia Warner. They met in the year 2010 and dated for almost two years before Jamie finally proposed to her in 2012. They married a year later in 2013. Following their marriage, the couple welcomed three daughters. Their names are Dulcie Dornan, Elva Dornan, and Alberta Dornan.

Jamie Dornan
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Net Worth

Jamie Dornan earns from his professional career as an actor and model. He is a pretty successful personality and has earned a handsome amount of fortune for himself. As of the year 2021, he has an estimated net worth of around $14 million to around $15 million.

Social Media Presence

Jamie Dornan is active on Instagram. His official Instagram account (@jamiedornan) has over 2.5 million followers. Besides this, he is not available on social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter. However, there are a lot of fan-made accounts dedicated to the talented actor.


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